Suspension of the Soviet and Russian rhythmic gymnastics trainer Irina Viner is considered discrimination. The decision of the International Gymnastics Federation was commented on by the official representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Maria Zakharova.
At the next briefing, he commented on the removal of Wiener from participating in sporting events and obtaining accreditation for events. Zakharova harshly criticized the actions of the federation.
“The decision of the International Gymnastics Federation to dismiss the head of the All-Russian Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation, head coach of the Russian national team, world legend Irina Viner from international competitions – we consider this step another example of counter-discrimination. “The encroachment of sport’s independence by domestic sports figures and Western political officials is an element of the destruction of world sport,” said the official representative of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The restraining order was taken on 6 March. The coach will be suspended for 2 years. According to the “National News Service”, referring to the sports practice head of the legal group “Clever Consult” Anna AntselovichWiener has the option to appeal the suspension decision.
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